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Objectives: This study aimed to assured the effects of group art program about the enhancement of self-leadership and career decision self-efficacy of nursing students.
Methods/Statistical analysis: As an one group pre-post test research, total 340 students(first year) of nursing department were selected as research subjects. The final research subjects were total 323 students excluding 17 students with insufficient responses. Total six sessions(100 minutes per session) of group art program were performed once a week from May to June 2019. As the effects of the program, the self-leadership and career decision self-efficacy were measured. Using the SPSS Window Version 25.0, the self-leadership and career decision self-efficacy were evaluated through mean, standard deviation, and paired T-test.
Findings: Theconsequence of this study, the career decision self-efficacy(t=-3.329, p=.001) was statistically significant while the self-leadership(t=-1.388, p=.166) did not show statistically significant differences. Even though the self-leadership did not show significant differences, the goal setting(t=-2.530, p=.012) and constructive thought(t=-3.464, p=.001) of detailed items were statistically significant.
Improvements/Applications: The results of this research are highly meaningful in the point of verifying the effects of group art program about the promition of self-leadership and career decision self-efficacy of nursing students who do not have clear goals of career.